An almost forgotten truth, even among some practising Christians, is that it's never the physical world, but only the spirit of the world that is evil. Therefore the soul must detach itself from the spirit of the world.
Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet. Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.
The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.
What happens when people open their hearts?They get better.
Whoever loves to meet God, God loves to meet him.
Faith and Reason are like two wings of the human spirit by which is soars to the truth
All of us have a God in us, and that God is the spirit that unites all life, everything that is on this planet.
Gravity explains the motions of the planets, but it cannot explain who sets the planets in motion.
A man's greatness is to be measured by his capacity for communion with others.
Faith without doubt is addiction
Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
Religion is the opium of the masses.
Within the covers of the Bible are the answers for all the problems men face.
There is nothing that wastes the body like worry, and one who has any faith in God should be ashamed to worry about anything whatsoever.
Live simply, love generously, care deeply, speak kindly, leave the rest to God.
Devotion is a social force.
I defy anyone to imagine an environment more exquisitely designed to provide us with opportunities for spiritual growth than this life of ours.
If only God would give me some clear sign! Like making a large deposit in my name in a Swiss bank.
Faith in oneself is the best and safest course.
Though wrong gratifies in the moment, good yields its gifts over a lifetime.
It is quite useless knocking at the door of heaven for earthly comfort. It's not the sort of comfort they supply there.